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In vicinity of Novopetrovsk fort

Taras Shevchenko. In vicinity of…

Taras Shevchenko. In the vicinity of Novopetrovsk fort. Stained paper and pencil (12.5 × 28.6 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1851 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 577.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 103.

The picture on the left near the mountain stone building, apparently winter corral [see. R. Karutts, Among kyrgyzes and turkmens on Mangyshlak, St. Petersburg, 1911, p. 9 – 10].

In the literature is found under the title: "Steppe upland" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 186, № 342], "Hillock in the desert" [A. Novitsky, Taras Shevchenko as a painter, Lviv – Moscow, 1914, p. 61, № 320].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 342, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

G. P. Palamarchuk

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 135 (image), p. 63 – 64 (note).